2003 African Junior Athletics Championships

6th African Junior Championships
Host city Garoua, Cameroon
Date(s) 31 July – 3 August
Level Under-20
Events 44

The 2003 African Junior Athletics Championships was the sixth edition of the biennial, continental athletics tournament for African athletes aged 19 years or younger. It was held in Garoua, Cameroon, from 31 July to 3 August. A total of 44 events were contested, 22 by men and 22 by women.[1][2]

Medal summary


Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres
(Wind: +3.7 m/s)
Emmanuel Ngom (CMR) 10.50 w Peter Emelieze (NGR) 10.56 w Jaysuma Saidy Ndure (GAM) 10.59 w
200 metres
(Wind: +3.6 m/s)
Jaysuma Saidy Ndure (GAM) 21.23 w Amr Ibrahim Mostafa Seoud (EGY) 21.40 w Sammy Rono (KEN) 21.69 w
400 metres Sammy Rono (KEN) 46.79 Wilson Lukungu Waiswa (UGA) 47.45 Gakologelwang Masheto (BOT) 47.83
800 metres Cosmas Rono Kipkorir (KEN) 1:48.45 Onalenna Oabona (BOT) 1:49.39 Walid Meliani (ALG) 1:49.57
1500 metres Tesfu Bekele (ETH) 3:42.6 Mohamed Moustaoui (MAR) 3:42.9 Vickson Polonet (KEN) 3:43.3
5000 metres Boniface Toroitich Kiprop (UGA) 13:48.49 Daniel Kipchirchir Komen (KEN) 13:49.20 Mulugeta Wendimu (ETH) 13:56.23
10,000 metres Boniface Toroitich Kiprop (UGA) 29:08.16 Mulugeta Wendimu (ETH) 29:17.43 Bernard Kipyego (KEN) 29:29.09
110 metres hurdles Seleke Samake (SEN) 14.50 Nosa Erese (NGR) 14.52 Badr El-Amine (MAR) 14.95
400 metres hurdles Badr El-Amine (MAR) 51.57 El Hadj Sethe Mbow (SEN) 51.76 Abderahmane Hamadi (ALG) 52.15
3000 metres steeplechase Abraham Kebeto (ETH) 8:39.90 Brimin Kipruto (KEN) 8:46.74 Nathan Kibet Naibei (KEN) 8:54.45
4×100 m relay Cameroon (CMR) 41.24 Algeria (ALG) 42.58 Senegal (SEN)
Abdoulaye Ba
Abdou Dieme
Cheikh Ahmed Tidiane Ndiaye
Cheikh Amadou Drame
4×400 m relay Kenya (KEN)
Edwin Letting
Cosmas Rono Kipkorir
Vickson Polonet
Sammy Rono
3:11.71 Botswana (BOT)
Bonno Modisenyane
Nchenami Siwane
Onalenna Oabona
Gakologelwang Masheto
3:14.23 Senegal (SEN)
Mamadou Gueye
Abdou Dieme
Seleke Samake
Ndiss Kaba Badji
10,000 metres walk Mohamed Ameur (ALG) 48:35.02 Zakarya Soulimane (ALG) 50:58.09 Mahmoud Mohamed (EGY) 51:57.83
High jump Hamza Labadi (ALG) 2.06 m Nazar El Nazir (SUD) 2.00 m Kabelo Kgosiemang (BOT)
Hans von Lieres (NAM)
Pole vault Mohamed Karbib (MAR) 4.60 m Mouncef Bouniya (MAR) 4.20 m Only two athletes cleared a height
Long jump Robert Martey (GHA) 7.29 m Ahmed Saad (EGY) 7.22 m Maxwell Evenor (MRI) 7.11 m (w)
Triple jump Ahmed El-Zoghbi (EGY) 15.44 m Simon Ekpa (NGR) 15.01 m Georges Hidjam (CMR) 13.29 m (w)
Shot put Yasser Ibrahim Farag (EGY) 18.13 m Elvino Pierre-Louis (MRI) 14.75 m Pierre Ngarsou (CMR) 13.70 m
Discus throw Omar El-Ghazaly (EGY) 61.87 m Yasser Ibrahim Farag (EGY) 51.87 m Elvino Pierre-Louis (MRI) 49.15 m
Hammer throw Mohsen Anany (EGY) 68.41 m Pierre Ngarsou (CMR) 29.42 m Yasser Ibrahim Farag (EGY) 28.53 m
Javelin throw Wahib Abdelwahab (EGY) 61.30 m Mohamed Ali Yassir (SUD) 59.00 m Elvino Pierre-Louis (MRI) 48.47 m
Decathlon Ahmed Saad (EGY) 6290 pts Mourad Souissi (ALG) 5743 pts William Nken (CMR) 5525 pts


Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres Delphine Atangana (CMR) 11.42 Egone Kesiena (NGR) 11.93 Fatoumata Coly (SEN) 12.01
200 metres Delphine Atangana (CMR) 23.40 Egone Kesiena (NGR) 24.57 Seyi Omojuwa (NGR) 24.57
400 metres Nina Chigozie (NGR) 54.06 Queen Ogbemudia (NGR) 56.06 Ndèye Fatou Soumah (SEN) 57.14
800 metres Aminata Sylla (SEN) 2:15.78 Marlyse Nsourou (GAB) 2:16.74 Julienne Ngo-Manyim (CMR) 2:23.81
1500 metres Peninah Jepchumba (KEN) 4:15.35 Mariem Alaoui Selsouli (MAR) 4:18.37 Siham Hilali (MAR) 4:19.47
3000 metres Mariem Alaoui Selsouli (MAR) 9:08.53 Peninah Jepchumba (KEN) 9:10.27 Anesie Kwizera (BDI) 9:13.47
5000 metres Anesie Kwizera (BDI) 16:16.57 Fridah Domongole (KEN) 16:18.28 Hailé Lomitu (ETH) 16:31.86
100 metres hurdles Gnima Faye (SEN) 13.59 Josephine Onyia (NGR) 13.76 Samira Harrouchi (ALG) 14.27
400 metres hurdles Ajoke Odumusu (NGR) 61.19 Gnima Faye (SEN) 62.32 Lamia El-Habz (MAR) 62.55
2000 metres steeplechase Loice Kiptoo (KEN) 6:45.71 Teresia Wangui Wachata (KEN) 7:02.22 Muna Durka (SUD) 7:14.72
4×100 m relay Nigeria (NGR) 46.52 Cameroon (CMR) 46.72 Senegal (SEN)
Maimouna Coundoul
Gnima Faye
Ndèye Soukeyne Sarr
Fatoumata Coly
4×400 m relay Nigeria (NGR)
Seyi Omojuwa
Ajoke Odumusu
Nina Chigozie
3:43.47 Cameroon (CMR)
Elodie Kamegne
Johanna Monthe
Mariette Songwa
Delphine Atangana
3:44.82 Senegal (SEN)
Fatou Diabaye
Aminata Sylla
Ndèye Maty Sall
Raissa Djihounouck
10,000 metres walk Ghania Amzal (ALG) 53:09.0 Nashwa Ibrahim (EGY) 59:29.4 Rebecca Ngameni (CMR) 1:01:35
High jump Mama Gassama (GAM) 1.60 m Saoussan Ouahbi (MAR) 1.45 m Only two athletes cleared a height
Pole vault Nisrin Dinar (MAR) 3.20 m Only one competitor
Long jump Latifa Ezziraoui (MAR) 5.76 m Irene Traore (BUR) 5.76 m Saoussan Ouahbi (MAR) 5.74 m
Triple jump Latifa Ezziraoui (MAR) 13.01 m Marie Bahanag (CMR) 12.94 m Nkiruka Domike (NGR) 12.92 m
Shot put Carine Meka (CMR) 14.25 m Amal Salem (EGY) 13.95 m Sandrine Ngounou (CMR) 11.77 m
Discus throw Amina Moudden (MAR) 47.49 m Irène Lingani (BUR) 44.52 m Jeanne D'arc Momus (MRI) 42.89 m
Hammer throw Yasmin Ashraf (EGY) 48.62 m Eman Al-Ashry (EGY) 45.26 m Salima Ledhem (MAR) 44.60 m
Javelin throw Safaa Mohamed (EGY) 44.25 m Solange Chodjouenou (CMR) 38.32 m Irène Lingani (BUR) 30.71 m
Heptathlon Céline Laporte (SEY) 5235 pts Saoussan Ouahbi (MAR) 3611 pts Only two competitors


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